Renters May Apply For Federal AssistanceAwards may be available to rent a different place to live for a limited time while repairs are made to your rental home.
Plumber Shortage, Supply Chain Issues Delay North Texas Winter Storm RepairsIt has been more than a week since the winter storms crippled North Texas, but many renters are stuck in unlivable conditions, waiting for someone to make repairs on their behalf.
Federal Judge In Texas Rules CDC Eviction Moratorium During Pandemic Is UnconstitutionalA federal judge in Texas has ruled that the order from the CDC putting a temporarily moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic is unconstitutional.
Texas Renters Dealing With Major Damage, Unlivable Conditions After Winter StormsLast week's winter storms left many North Texas renters with extensive damage and, in some cases, unlivable conditions. Many are left wondering what to do next and what their options are.
Behind On Rent? How To Apply For Federal COVID-19 Pandemic AidA $25 billion federal rescue effort is underway to help the millions of Americans who are months behind on their rent and utility bills.
North Texas Financial Expert Says 'Have A Plan' For COVID-19 Relief Money Headed Your WayThe government will send $600 for individuals making up to $75,000, and $1,200 for married couples who file jointly and make up to $150,000.
Hundreds of Dallas County Eviction Proceedings Resume After COVID-19 MoratoriumUnder a Dallas County moratorium, eviction hearings were suspended until June 15 due to the pandemic.
Order Prohibiting Residential Evictions In Texas Extended Through May 18An order that prohibits residential evictions in Texas has been extended through May 18, the Texas Supreme Court ruled this week.
Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas To Provide Financial Assistance To RentersIn a unanimous vote early Wednesday, council members approved the Covid-19 Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program.
Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas City Leaders Finalizing Proposed Emergency Ordinance To Prevent EvictionsDallas city leaders are finalizing details of a proposed emergency ordinance to prevent evictions during the coronavirus pandemic.
State Asks Feds To Allow Use Of Certain Funds To Help Texans Pay Rent During Coronavirus-Related Shutdowns"The State of Texas is committed to supporting Texans who are enduring significant economic hardship due to the spread of COVID-19," said Governor Abbott.
Texas Renters Cannot Be Evicted At Least Until April 19, State Supreme Court SaysSome counties in North Texas have already postponed eviction hearings beyond the April 19 deadline.
Dallas Landlord Says Halting Of Evictions During Coronavirus Outbreak Could Lead To ForeclosuresOne landlord said property owners could face foreclosures if they don’t get rent money needed to pay taxes, insurance and mortgages.
Minimum Wage Doesn't Cover Rent Anywhere In The U.S.A minimum-wage worker would have to put in lots of overtime to be able to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the country.
Fort Worth Considers Making Microchipped Pets MandatoryCity leaders are also considering making it mandatory for landlords to make sure renters have their pets microchipped and vaccinated.